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Can you get ahead and still have a life? Younger women are trying to find out

By Rachel Feintzeig

31 Oct 2022 · 4 min read

Traditional workplaces are designed to promote those whose main priority is work—this is not the reality for many working women.

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Deijha Martin, 26 years old, works as a data analyst from her Bronx, N.Y., apartment. On workdays, she’ll chip away at a task until 5:10 p.m. or 5:20 p.m., but never 6 p.m. She loves travel, and earlier this year tapped her company’s unlimited vacation policy to jet to Greece and France.

Having boundaries is a priority, but make no mistake: She’s plenty ambitious.

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